IFC’s ESMS Diagnostic Tool

IFC’s Environmental and Social Management System (ESMS) Diagnostic Tool for financial institutions (FIs) is designed to enable IFC, FIs, institutional investors, and asset managers to assess or self-assess the quality of an ESMS and benchmark it against IFC’s Performance Standard 1 and good market practices.

IFC’s ESMS Diagnostic Tool

How it works

Users can assess a financial institution’s ESMS on the basis of nine key elements of good E&S management systems based on IFC’s Performance Standards.

Assess an ESMS

Assessment Methodology

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